Environmental Management Readings and Cases

ISBN-10: 1412958490
ISBN-13: 9781412958493
Edition: 2nd 2008
Authors: Michael V. Russo
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List price: $122.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/5/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 680
Size: 7.25" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.728
Language: English

This collection is the only comprehensive source of readings and cases that can serve as a stand-alone text or supplement for courses in environmental strategy, ethics, green marketing, or clean production.The book is noteworthy for the premier quality of its contributions, with content taken from journals such as the Harvard Business Review, and written by recognized leaders in the field, such as John Elkington, Stuart Hart, Paul Hawken, Amory Lovins, & Hunter Lovins, Forest Reinhardt, Daniel Esty, and William McDonough & Michael Braungart. Edited by an acknowledged leader in the field of environmental management and strategy, this book fills a major gap in the teaching of business and the environment. New to this edition 70% of the entries in this book are new to this edition, and cover many current and emerging topics, such as the Triple Bottom Line, Climate Change, Transparency & The Global Reporting Initiative, and Base of the Pyramid. Updated coverage of topics such as Environmental Regulation, Green Marketing, Environmental Strategy, and Clean Operations Eleven new casesbackedby six videos that ensure excellent classroom discussions. Many of the readings and cases are international in flavor, ensuring adequate exposure to the global nature of environmental management. An Instructors ResourceCD with complete teaching and cases notes is available to support use of this fine collection. Intended Audience The book will work perfectly as the core text for courses such as Environmental Management, Green Marketing, Clean Production, and Environmental Policy and Strategy. In addition, the book can support course modules in business and the environment that are part of many other courses.

Michael V. Russo is the Charles H. Lundquist Professor of Sustainable Management at the Lundquist College of Business at the University of Oregon. He also serves as Founding Director of the Sustainable Supply Chain Management Center at the Lundquist College. A registered professional civil engineer, he spent several years commercializing alternative energy while at Pacific Gas and Electric Company. He came to Oregon after receiving his PhD from the University of California at Berkeley in 1989.Mikersquo;s academic research focuses on the interaction of national and international environmental, social, and political policies, and strategic management. His articles have appeared in leading scholarly journals, and his research on the bottom-line effects of corporate greening received the 1998 Moskowitz Prize in Social Investing. He has received funding from the National Science Foundation to study international voluntary environmental regulation under the ISO 14000 standards and from the Dreyfus Foundation to write business cases that incorporate green chemistry issues. One case written under the Dreyfus Foundation grant and included in this collection, Seventh Generation: Balancing Customer Expectations with Supply Chain Realities, won the 2007 oikos Sustainability Case Writing Competition.Mike is actively involved in profession service. Currently, he serves on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Journal, the Strategic Management Journal, and Organization & Environment. In 2005, he completed his term as Chair of the Organizations and Natural Environment Interest Group of the Academy of Management.Mike lives in Eugene with his wife Wendy and their sons Andy and David. In his spare time, he enjoys outdoor activities, reading, the arts, and a good bottle of red wine. A native San Franciscan, he is increasingly sure that his tombstone will read, Have the Giants Won the World Series Yet?

Preface
The Big Picture
Beyond Greening: Strategies for a Sustainable World
Thinking Globally and Inclusively About Sustainable Business Practices
The Business Case for Climate Protection
Why Businesses Should Proactively Address the Climate Change Challenge
Scorched Earth: Will Environmental Risks in China Overwhelm Its Opportunities?
The China Factor in the Environmental Equation
The Triple Bottom Line: Sustainability's Accountants
The Imperative for Companies to Perform Well on Multiple Dimensions
Institutional and International Perspectives
The Tragedy of the Commons
The Classic Discussion of Population and Common Resources
EPA and the Evolution of Federal Regulation
Regulation and Economic Models for Meeting Pollution Reduction Goals
Discounting the Future: Economics and Ethics
A Critical Analysis of the Practice of Discounting in Economic Analysis
Measuring Nations' Environmental Sustainability
Quantifying and Ranking National Environmental Performance
Bridging the Trade-Environment Debate
Capturing the Benefits of Free Trade While Protecting the Environment
Raising Global Standards: Hazardous Substances and E-Waste Management in the European Union
A European Approach to Toxics Regulation
Managing to be Environmentally Responsive
Strategy Originates Within the Organization
Behavioral and Cultural Dimensions in Environmental Strategy
Objection-Handling Clinic on Inhibiters to the Next Wave
A Script for Overcoming Organizational Nay-Sayers
The Next Industrial Revolution
Capitalism that Recognizes and Appreciates Living Systems
Environmental Product Differentiation: Implications for Corporate Strategy
When Will a Green Product Strategy Pay Off?
Transparency, Openness, and Accountability: A Imperative
Appreciating the Need for Broad Access to More Information
A Primer on the Global Reporting Initiative
The Emerging Standard for Company Sustainability Report
The Eco-Advantage
Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Sustainability Opportunities
Excerpts from the 2006 Understanding the LOHAS Market Report - The Natural Marketing Institute
Appreciating the Characteristics of Green Consumers
Avoiding Green Marketing Myopia: Ways to Improve Consumer Appeal for Environmentally Preferable Products
How Win in the Marketplace for Green Products
How Corporations and Environmental Groups Collaborate
How Stakeholders Collaborations Can Improve Environmental Outcomes
The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid
The Vast Potential in Serving the World's Poor
Technical Perspectives
A Framework for Management
Unifying Scientific Principles with Sustainability
An Introduction to Environmental Accounting as A Business Management Tool - Environmental Protection Agency
A Tool Kit for Incorporating the Environment into Accounting Practice
Note on Life-Cycle Analysis
A Methodology for Identifying All Costs Across the Life of Products
The LCA Impact and Interpretation Stages
Quantifying Life Cycle Impacts and Comparing Alternatives
A World of Abundance
Viewing Environmental Stewardship as a Design Challenge
Environmental Management Systems and Eco-Control
Tools for Bringing Environmental Performance to Facility Operations
Cases
Pacific Lumber Company
Oil in the Ecuadorean Rainforest
Hindustan Lever (A): Leaping a Millennium
Cost Accounting and Hazardous Waste at Specialty Glass, Inc.
Southern Company: Acid Rain
Seventh Generation: Balancing Customer Expectations with Supply Chain Realities
Environment Product Differentiation by the Hayward Lumber Company
Coastwide Laboratories: Clean and Green
Transforming the Global Fishing Industry: The Marine Stewardship Council at Full Sail?
Phoenix Organic: Valuing Sustainability while Desiring Growth
Deja Shoe (A)
Supply Chain Strategy and Sustainability: The Migros Palm Oil Case
Benziger Family Winery
The WEEE Challenge
Cascades Environmental Strategy in 2006: At the Crossroads
Procter & Gamble Inc: Disposable and Reusable Diapers-A Life-Cycle Analysis Management Institute for Environment and Business
Alpha Motors, Ltd.: Integrating Life-Cycle Environmental Concerns Into Product Design
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